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The Virginian : a horseman of the plains

Author: Owen Wister; Frederic Remington
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, ©1911.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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His background is shadowy, his presence commanding. He brings law and order to a frontier town and wins the love of a pretty schoolteacher from the East. He is the Virginian-- the first fully realized cowboy hero in American literature, a near-mythic figure whose idealized image has profoundly influenced our national consciousness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Western stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wister, Owen, 1860-1938.
Virginian.
New York : Grosset & Dunlap, ©1911
(OCoLC)862051004
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Wister; Frederic Remington
OCLC Number: 1317995
Description: xiv, 506 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Owen Wister ; illustrated by Frederic Remington.

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His background is shadowy, his presence commanding. He brings law and order to a frontier town and wins the love of a pretty schoolteacher from the East. He is the Virginian-- the first fully realized cowboy hero in American literature, a near-mythic figure whose idealized image has profoundly influenced our national consciousness.

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